Agent Name

n-Octyl bromide

Alternative Name

1-Bromooctane

CAS Number

111-83-1

Formula

C8-H17-Br

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Bromooctane; 1-Octylbromide; Octyl bromide; Octane, 1-bromo-; [ChemIDplus] UN3082

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Saturated

Description

Colorless liquid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used in organic syntheses; [Merck Index]

Comments

Oral LD50 (rat) = 4,490 uL/kg; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "1-Bromohexane."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.34 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Environmentally hazardous substances, liquid, n.o.s."

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